Definición de terrace en inglés:

terrace

Silabificación: ter·race
Pronunciación: /ˈteris
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A level paved area or platform next to a building; a patio or veranda.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The perforated sheets reappear both outside in the jambs of terraces cut into the building and inside as stylish balustrades.
    • Outdoor space is maximised on the tight site, with a large external courtyard off the ground floor waiting area and an outdoor terrace off community health on the first floor.
    • All blocks benefit from the shading effect of a huge glass roof that rests gently and lightly on the various buildings above a panoramic terrace.
    Sinónimos
    patio, sundeck, platform, porch, stoop, veranda, balcony
  • 1.1Each of a series of flat areas made on a slope, used for cultivation.
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    • Carve a new series of terraces into the slope for easy planting.
    • On steep topography, the filter area should be a gradient terrace with a slope that will not allow erosion.
    • These terraces consist of a series of stone walls cascading down the side of steep slopes to keep small garden strips from being washed away.
  • 1.2 Geology A natural horizontal shelflike formation, such as a raised beach.
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    • Uplifted and incised fluvial terraces are preserved in footwall valleys, including those of the Ladopotamos and Vouraikos rivers.
    • The formation of coral terraces is interpreted as the product of approximately uniform long-term uplift superimposed on eustatic changes in sea level.
    • Nevertheless the climatic regime of the palaeosols was fundamentally frigid and these palaeosols formed on glacial terraces beside large permanent glaciers.
  • 2chiefly British A block of row houses.
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    • Planners say there are other blocks of terraces built around the same time which are unaltered and better examples of the period.
    • The Jenkins / Robson house is a remarkable addition to a fine Victorian terrace.
    • The restaurant is a building she hadn't noticed before, however, situated on a splendid Regency terrace within sight of the city's two cathedrals.
  • 2.1A row house.
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    • The property takes up the bottom two floors of a Grade II-listed Regency terrace and comes with a share of the freehold.
    • The birth of our second child means that our modest Victorian terrace is now bulging at the seams.
    • The house she shared with her parents was quite small, a comfortable looking terrace on a long street.

verbo

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  • Make or form (sloping land) into a number of level flat areas resembling a series of steps.
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    • The land is terraced and, in effect, so are the houses.
    • That area could be terraced into three or four tiers, which would allow for pleasant views and southern exposure.
    • There are numerous options for terracing a slope.

Origen

early 16th century (denoting an open gallery, later a platform or balcony in a theater): from Old French, literally 'rubble, platform', based on Latin terra 'earth'.

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